Employment Opportunities

As Head of Abbot’s Hill School, I am delighted you are interested in joining our team. There is a distinct atmosphere here, which I hope you will have a chance to witness. It’s a place that is caring, nurturing and academically fulfilling, yet full of happiness and fun. We have impressive pupils, teachers and support staff, who build memories as well as achievements, who submerge themselves in our school life and our warm community.

We are committed to recruiting a skilled, diverse and highly qualified staff body in order to provide the highest quality of education for our pupils. Abbot’s Hill places great value on the welfare of its staff. We are fortunate to work in beautiful surroundings. But more than that, we offer an exceptional professional development programme, in-house coaching, a staff benefits package, a staff welfare committee, a staff wellbeing day and kind, committed and highly-qualified colleagues who work collegiately to enhance the school. 

Kathryn Gorman
Head

Current Vacancies

Please see current vacancies below.

For Nursery vacancies please see here.

Teaching Vacancies

Temporary Teacher of Prep Sport (0.8 – full time)

Required from 1st November to 31st December 2022 with a possible extension to Easter 2023.

Abbot’s Hill School is looking to appoint a qualified, committed and passionate temporary Teacher of Prep Sport who has the necessary skills and expertise to deliver all aspects of physical education in our Prep School.

A netball and /or athletics specialism would be particularly welcome. Alongside teaching, the role will include contributing to our extensive co-curricular offer from Nursery to Year 6. The successful candidate will work with the Head of Prep Sport to instill in our pupils self-confidence, resilience and a life-long love for physical activity.

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Head of Mathematics

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher to lead the Mathematics department.

The post holder will be an outstanding practitioner, responsible for the leadership and management of the department and will teach a stimulating, imaginative and challenging curriculum across Years 7-11 (we do not, currently, have a 6th Form). We are a Rec – Y11 school. The Head of Maths will liaise closely with the Prep School to ensure a seamless transition from Prep to Senior.

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Teacher of French and Spanish

This is the ideal opportunity for a well-qualified, inspirational teacher of French and Spanish to join a successful and lively department in its delivery of outstanding teaching and learning both through its curricular and co-curricular activities. This role is ideally suited to a teacher in the early stages of their career.

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Support Staff Vacancies

Theatre Manager

Abbot’s Hill School is looking to appoint a dynamic and creative Theatre Manager to support the Drama Department.   The Theatre Manager will also play an integral role in providing technical support for school events.

The Drama department at Abbot’s Hill is exciting and vibrant and has a strong commitment to producing high quality productions. The Theatre Manager will be responsible for supporting all aspects of lighting, sound, set, props and stage management.

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Part – time Science Technician

Abbot’s Hill School has a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic part-time Science Technician to join our Science Faculty.

The successful candidate will provide comprehensive technician support to the faculty and duties will include assisting teaching staff and pupils in project work and laboratory practical classes. You will ensure that the laboratory and the equipment is maintained in a clean, safe and secure condition, and ensure that COSHH, Risk Assessments and safety records are maintained and updated as required.

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Evening Cleaner

Abbot’s Hill School currently has vacancy for an evening cleaner.

Working within the housekeeping team, you will assist in maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the School.  The role includes general cleaning of the school plus maintaining storerooms and cleaning cupboards safely and securely in compliance with the school’s Health and Safety policy. There will also be a requirement to clean for activities, functions and events.

In this role you will also identify areas for improvement and deliver a deep cleaning service before start of term or during School Holidays. Previous relevant experience is highly desirable but not essential.

Hours of work: 5.30pm to 8.30pm, Monday to Friday, Term Time plus time plus 2 weeks Easter holidays and 4 weeks Summer holidays, plus 8 cleaning days.

You will also be required to attend INSET/Training days and occasional cleaning days during school holiday period.

Rate of pay:  £9.79 per hour.

Closing date for applications:  18th August 2022.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafte

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Prospective enquiries

We are always pleased to receive enquiries from prospective candidates, irrespective of whether you are looking for an academic career or a position in a support role such as finance, human resources, administration, grounds and/or building maintenance, catering and cleaning. You may submit an initial enquiry or CV to our HR team: recruitment@abbotshill.herts.sch.uk.

Safeguarding

Abbot’s Hill School is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils to safeguard and protect all in its care. We would like to remind all prospective candidates that should you be successful, then any provisional offers of employment will always be made subject to the receipt of pre-employment checks, according to current guidelines, which will include a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, satisfactory references which include a statement regards any interaction you may have had with children and a full career history being provided.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates are asked to read the policy documents below: